• UK MPs to vote on nuclear weapons system renewal
UK MPs to vote on nuclear weapons system renewal

The UK Conservative Party has been campaigning to renew the nuclear deterrent despite rising maintenance costs. UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told the BBC that retaining a nuclear deterrent is essential for the UK's security, against as yet unknown threats, over the next 40 to 50 years.

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  • Dallas killer's mother says military 'changed' him
Dallas killer's mother says military 'changed' him

Protests against USA police tactics continued for a third straight day on Sunday, with scores arrested in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after authorities warned that violence during street demonstrations over the fatal police shootings of two black men last week would not be tolerated.

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  • Turkey Says 6000 People Have Been Detained After Failed Coup
Turkey Says 6000 People Have Been Detained After Failed Coup

The interior ministry has sacked close to 9,000 personnel across the country following the coup attempt. The phone talk was held amid Turkey's accusations of a USA -based cleric, Fethullah Gulen, for plotting the coup, while demanding Gulen's extradition by the US government.

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  • Pema Khandu takes oath as CM of Arunachal Pradesh
Pema Khandu takes oath as CM of Arunachal Pradesh

Addressing the media after taking oath as the Chief Minister, Khandu stated that his father worked a lot for the state and, therefore, the people now would be having a lot of expectations from his son. The BJP, on the other hand, was confident that the Congress will not be able to win the floor test on Saturday. With the Supreme Court turnig the ...

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  • Cleveland police union asking governor to suspend open carry law
Cleveland police union asking governor to suspend open carry law

Another national tragedy threatens to overshadow the opening of the Republican National Convention after three police officers were killed and three others were wounded in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. "Everyone has an important role to play in that renewal". He expects the letter - making recommendations against the state's open carry la...

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  • Owen Smith Promises Second EU Referendum If Labour Leader
Owen Smith Promises Second EU Referendum If Labour Leader

Asked about the leadership race on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Mr Smith said: "I think one of us standing would be better, is the honest answer, but I think the PLP has got to be a grown-up organisation and try to come to a decision in the next couple of days over who it is".

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  • Jeremy Corbyn to be included on Labour leadership ballot
Jeremy Corbyn to be included on Labour leadership ballot

She said there should be no legal challenge to the NEC's decision but warned that Labour risks electoral wipeout in the north at the hands of Ukip, similar to that it has suffered in Scotland if Mr Corbyn remains leader. Mr Corbyn issued a statement calling for calm, urging party members to treat each other with "respect and dignity" insist...

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  • Uganda's president opposes arms embargo on South Sudan
Uganda's president opposes arms embargo on South Sudan

Ban also met with Nhial Deng Nhial, Special Envoy of the President of South Sudan , together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deng Alor Kuol. The Organization called for calm and stability, warning that if peace does not hold, the human costs of recent fighting in Juba will be compounded by deepening hunger across the entire country.

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  • Turkey's 85000 mosques pray for dead in coup
Turkey's 85000 mosques pray for dead in coup

The day after the coup attempt, Erdogan made sweeping changes to the judiciary, which some government sources claim had been infiltrated by Gulen supporters. consulate in the southern Turkish city of Adana said Sunday that authorities had cut power to Incirlik and blocked movement to and from the facility.

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  • Qandeel Baloch Killed By Her Brother For Money - Details
Qandeel Baloch Killed By Her Brother For Money - Details

Her brother Waseem claims that having his friends share her pictures and video clips was "too much" for him and killing his sister was a better alternative than killing himself. Following his arrest , Azeem defended the murder by blaming Baloch's social media presence and "shameful" photographs, even though Baloch's modeling career was the famil...

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  • BOE's Weale: UK rate cut hinges on inflation
BOE's Weale: UK rate cut hinges on inflation

Against the euro, sterling added 0.2 per cent at €1.1978. Britain's FTSE 100 trimmed gains, to trade 0.2 per cent higher, having earlier been boosted by a surge in ARM after Japan's SoftBank agreed to buy the chip designer at a premium of more than 40 per cent to Friday's closing price.

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  • Two days, two campaign logos: Trump, Pence try, try again
Two days, two campaign logos: Trump, Pence try, try again

Well, at least he's honest. Pence delivered a statement at the time that praised both Trump and rival Ted Cruz , the USA senator from Texas. Governor Pence, he added, balanced the state's budget. Christie was said to be a better fit for Trump, but his previous prosecution of Charles Kushner, father of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, who has be...

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  • Brother of Pakistani social media star admits to killing her
Brother of Pakistani social media star admits to killing her

He said that even though Baloch was the main breadwinner for the family, he slipped her sedatives the night before and then strangled her in her sleep. Qandeel Baloch , who got much of limelight for being approached for Indian reality show Bigg Boss 10 , had earlier claimed she was receiving death threats and had sought security but she received...

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  • After Dallas, Baton Rouge shootings SAPD officers to respond in pairs
After Dallas, Baton Rouge shootings SAPD officers to respond in pairs

Police in Louisiana say they are using a specialized robot to check for explosives near the body of a suspect who was shot and killed in Baton Rouge early Sunday. But when she pulled up to the store, she couldn't get to its entrance. Lonnie Jordan, Jackson's father-in-law, spoke to reporters on the front lawn of Jackson's house.

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  • Rajnath Singh: Pakistan should not claim to be protector of Muslims
Rajnath Singh: Pakistan should not claim to be protector of Muslims

Who is responsible? What is Pakistan's role in the unrest.? "Forces were directed to use non-lethal weapons", Singh said. The opposition pressed for holding an all-party meeting to discuss the issue and pitched for a political solution rather than using "barrel of the gun" while dealing with the unrest.

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  • Pak model's brother confesses to drugging, strangulating her
Pak model's brother confesses to drugging, strangulating her

Qandeel, who became famous through her tireless self-promotion and suggestive "selfies" posted on social media, had amassed tens of thousands of followers. "Now everybody will remember me with honour that I have provided relief to my parents and brothers who were suffering for the last two decades because of her", he said.

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  • Death toll in Baghdad bombing reportedly surges
Death toll in Baghdad bombing reportedly surges

The streets and sidewalks were filled with young people and families after they had broken their daylight fast. Another explosion struck the same night, when a roadside bomb blew up in popular market of al-Shaab, a Shi'ite district in north Baghdad , killing two people.

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  • Senator: GMO Labeling Law in US Written 'By and For' Monsanto
Senator: GMO Labeling Law in US Written 'By and For' Monsanto

Critics claim the bill's addition of the QR code option in labeling is discriminatory to those consumers who don't have smartphones. "S. 764 ensures consumers have the access to product information without stigmatizing this safe, proven technology that America's farmers value".

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  • Turkey Detains 103 Generals, Admirals After Coup
Turkey Detains 103 Generals, Admirals After Coup

At least 265 people were killed in clashes and more than 1,440 were injured in the clashes. Funeral ceremonies were held in Ankara and Istanbul on Sunday. Now a "terrorist" in the eyes of the Turkish government, before the coup, Ozturk was a celebrated military leader, boasting medals from his own air force as well as from North Atlantic Treaty O...

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  • Islamic State auto bomb attack kills seven north of Baghdad
Islamic State auto bomb attack kills seven north of Baghdad

He said they would be tasked with rebuilding the Qayara air base located in the south of Mosul. Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center left, accompanied by the Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, center right, arrives to the Ministry of Defense in Baghdad , Iraq, Monday, July 11, 2016.

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